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Jeep stages all-star American Football Trick Shot Challenge

Dylan Hartley and Danny Cipriani - Jeep Wrangler Trick Shot Challenge

Rugby aces Dylan Hartley and Danny Cipriani have gone head-to-head in the world’s toughest American football trick shot challenge. Patrick Daley, the starting quarterback of the Great Britain Lions team, was tasked with teaching his rugby-playing counterparts to throw the perfect ‘spiral’, US style, into the back of a moving …

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Milestone as Toyota Land Cruiser sales hit 10 million

Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota is celebrating after cumulative global sales of its iconic Land Cruiser passed the 10-million mark. The Land Cruiser, Toyota’s longest-selling vehicle, was originally launched in 1951 and production has continued for 68 years. From its early days as a mobility vehicle for Japan’s National Police Reserve, there have been …

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Mitsubishi L200 review

Mitsubishi L200 Series 6 review

The latest Mitsubishi L200 is a great example of the narrowing gap between pick-up trucks and rugged SUVs. Marketed as the Series 6, the new L200 is actually a heavily reworked version of the successful Series 5 – the UK’s best-selling pick-up after the Ford Ranger. It’s an important vehicle …

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All-new Land Rover Defender breaks cover

Land Rover Defender 2019

The long-awaited replacement for the iconic Land Rover Defender has finally been revealed in the first official pictures. Boasting the latest tech and the British marque’s legendary off-road capability, the new Defender range will be priced from around £40,000. Described by Land Rover’s Chief Design Officer Gerry McGovern as a …

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SEAT Tarraco review

SEAT Tarraco review

The new seven-seater Tarraco completes SEAT’s SUV line-up, slotting in above the compact Arona and mid-sized Ateca. Closely related to its VW Group cousins, the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace and Skoda Kodiaq, it’s arguably the best-looking, better-proportioned version, boasting SEAT’s trademark sharp lines. Back in the day, you’d have to choose …

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SsangYong Korando review

SsangYong Korando review

You’ve got to hand it to SsangYong. In just a few years South Korea’s oldest vehicle manufacturer and “only 4×4 and SUV specialist”, has transformed its range from the left-field to the mainstream. Starting with the Tivoli compact SUV, followed by its big brother, the Rexton, and the new Musso …

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Toyota RAV4 review

Toyota RAV4 review

Quite simply, the Toyota RAV4 is the biggest-selling SUV in the world. Originally launched way back in 1994 as the “Recreational Activity Vehicle: 4-wheel drive”, it’s now into its fifth generation. It was a new kind of car – one that combined the go-anywhere performance and rugged stance of an …

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Ford Focus Active review

Ford Focus Active review

Rugged versions of regular cars are nothing new – think Volvo’s ‘Cross Country’ range, Skoda’s Scouts and Audi’s Allroads. I’m sure Ford would like us to think of the Focus Active as one such vehicle, but the reality is that it’s a bit of a softie – more like a …

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Skoda Karoq Scout review

Skoda Karoq Scout

We find out whether the Skoda Karoq Scout is as tough as it looks… ‘Scout’ is the badge Skoda uses to denote its vehicles that have more of a go-anywhere appeal. Already used in the current range on the Octavia and Kodiaq, Scout models sport a rugged look and boast …

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Aston Martin DBX goes into production at new plant

Aston Martin DBX - built at St Athan, Wales

Aston Martin has started making cars at its second UK manufacturing plant in St Athan, Wales. Pre-production models of the luxury British car maker’s first SUV, the Aston Martin DBX, are already rolling off the production line, and St Athan is on target to go into full production in the …

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